A rare case of interparietal incisional hernia from 8 mm trocar site after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

S. K. Lim, K. H. Kim, T. Y. Shin, S. J. Hong, Y. D. Choi, K. H. Rha

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Abstract

Trocar site hernia arising from 8 mm robotic port is very rare despite the increasing prevalence of robot-assisted surgeries. To date, there had been only a single case reported in the literature. We report a case of small bowel obstruction secondary to an interparietal trocar site incisional hernia after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. Meticulous closure of 8 mm robotic trocar sites associated with large peritoneal defect at the end of surgery should be performed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-913
Number of pages3
JournalHernia
Volume18
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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